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 What I Learned from Susan Burton, a Modern-Day Harriet Tubman


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 What I Learned from Susan Burton, a Modern-Day Harriet Tubman

Michelle Alexander

There once lived a woman with deep brown skin and black hair who freed people from bondage and ushered them to safety. She welcomed them to safe homes and offered food, shelter, and help reuniting with family and loved ones. She met them wherever they could be found and organized countless others to provide support and aid in various forms so they would not be recaptured and sent back to captivity.


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It is often those with little reason to hope that give us reason to


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So true. A remarkable and inspirational true story. This is why I don't have time for fiction.


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Sometimes in life you read or see something that profoundly affects you. Once the truth is laid before you, you see life through different lenses. Michelle Alexander's book, "The New Jim Crow," was one such book. Susan Burton is a true hero.